Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles, CA 90047

Located in Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Southwest College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Los Angeles Community College District that operates 8 campuses in Monterey Park, Los Angeles, Wilmington, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Valley Glen, Los Angeles, Culver City.

Los Angeles Southwest College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Los Angeles Southwest College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,196 and fees $24. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,514 and $24 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN

    The Los Angeles Southwest College Registered Nursing Program is a program that prepares students for an Associate of Science Degree with a major in Nursing.

    Students who successfully complete the two year program are prepared to function in entry level nursing and take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

    Application Processes:

    • Contact the Nursing Office to attend a Nursing Applicant Information Session, where applicant will receive admission information including Nursing pre-requisite form, GPA verification form and TEAS. (Applications are only available at these sessions)
    • Official Sealed transcripts (high school or GED equivalency and from all colleges and universities were pre-requisite college level coursework were preformed)
    • Submit completed application and supporting materials between the 15th of January to the 15 of March and between the 15th July and 15th September.

    Applications that are not presented with a complete set of supporting documentation will not be considered for the academic pool.

    The most qualified candidates are admitted at the start of the semester following the application deadline. In the case of more qualified applicants than the number of seats allocated for the semester the selection process is conducted by a lottery purpose.

    Applicants accepted into the program are expected to attend a mandatory all day Nursing Orientation meeting. A student who does not attend the orientation will forfeit his/her position which will be given to an alternate candidate. There is also a highly recommended six week Orientation to Nursing Class.

    Students need to complete all courses in the Nursing program with a ‘C’ grade or higher to advance in the program and earn the Associate of Science Degree. 

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 38

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Los Angeles Southwest College

El Camino Community College District
3.29 miles away
El Camino College-Compton Center
6.58 miles away
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
7.4 miles away
Career Colleges of America - South Gate
7.61 miles away
Los Angeles Harbor College
10.12 miles away
Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health
10.56 miles away
Downey Adult School
10.79 miles away
Los Angeles City College
10.91 miles away
East Los Angeles College
11.72 miles away
Long Beach City College
11.8 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$7,338

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,155
30k to 48k$6,631
48k to 75k$7,724
75k to 110k$8,848
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

76%

Recipients

$2,913

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

41%

Recipients

$3,575

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

5%

Recipients

$6,441

Average Amount

Student Population

6,655

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,629

Women

2,026

Men

23%

Full-time

77%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
54%
Hispanic
38%
White
2%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing
Los Angeles Southwest College
1600 W. Imperial Hwy.
Los Angeles, CA 90047
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